When you have an 'I Hate My Job' day, try this: On your way home from work, stop at your pharmacy and go to the thermometer section and purchase a rectal thermometer made by Johnson & JohnsonBe very sure you get this brand.Change into very comfortable clothing and sit in your favorite chair. Open the … Continue reading Bad day at work?
Today started with a review of what we learned yesterday and than being crammed with the rest of the manual we need to know. Than, while the information was still fresh in our heads, we took a written test.The biggest thing that happened today is everyone was given driver codes and assigned a mentor. My … Continue reading Flat Bed Training Day 2
Did you know that the average person makes 10,000 decisions a day? A flat bed driver makes 10,000 an hour.... That is how our day started today. Mind boggling but as the day progressed it became clearer.We started with a tour of the yard and being shown the different flat beds we have in our … Continue reading Flat Bed Training Day 1
Today was pretty much filled with paperwork. The only thing we are waiting on is the drug tests to come back so we can be coded. Once we receive our driver code we will be official employees. We met our driver managers that will "control" us during our time with our mentor. We found out … Continue reading Final day of Swift Orientation
My mind is mush after the day we had so my apologies if this sounds haphazard.The morning started with us being handed our pocket versions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This little green book is 720 glorious pages of everything we have to know. For those that are curious to check it out, … Continue reading Day two of Swift Orientation
The day started off with my roommate n I not getting up until 6.. The problem with that is the shuttle leaves at 6:15. It was a good thing we showered the night before as we made it to the shuttle just in time.Once we got to the terminal, we had to take another drug … Continue reading Day one of Swift Orientation
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